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Entries from April 2009

Final Cut Pro Quick Tip: Select Track Tool

April 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Final Cut Pro Quick Tip: Select Track Tool from Andy Coon on Vimeo.
This is a great tool. You can select 1 or all tracks in front or behind the area you need to edit and move the tracks without manually selecting all the tracks. I explain it a lot easier in the video.

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · Tips

Corporate Assassin Promotional Video

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

I’m really going to push the limits with this series. I want this to be successful and I want to work with people who share the dream and passion with me. Come join the fun and share some of your stories.

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Tags: Filmmaker · Original · Sidework · Video

Upcoming Conversation with Harvey Robinson of Monkeywhale.com

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

I came across Harvey Robinson’s path through the .matrix Project and was wowed by the beautiful storytelling that he presents in his videos. Monkeywhale is not just Harvey but a collaboration of artists that formed a production company in Greensboro, NC. He is a machine when it comes to creating and I for […]

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Tags: Conversation · Filmmaker · Original

FxFactory Pro Updates to 2.0.7

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

I’m a huge fan of FX Factory Pro plugins. They keep pushing the limits and are being recognized as some of the best plugins available. What’s new in the update?
Current FxFactory Pro customers get three new plug-ins in this release: the “PDF Animator” and “Perlin Noise” generators, and the “Alpha Merger” filter in […]

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · News

Must Have Keyboard Shortcuts For Final Cut Pro

April 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

KeyXL has a great list for keyboard shortcuts for Final Cut Pro.
They also have keyboard shortcuts for many other useful applications.
I’ve printed out the list and have it by my side. Each week I pick up 3 new shortcuts that I had no idea about. I’ve always been a […]

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · Tips

West Virginia Bound

April 13th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Today I’m heading to Huntington, West Virginia. I’m excited and nervous at the same time. I have an interview for a Multimedia Producer position at Marshall University, The Thundering Herd.
I’m open for change and I encourage it but I have a lot vested in Greensboro, NC. The reason I’m open for […]

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Tags: Personal

Windows New Slogan

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

I saw an ad for Windows while I was watching the NCAA Championship and it made me laugh.
“Windows… Without Walls”
Oh that is catchy. I wonder how many people applauded that in the meeting? If I were sitting in the meeting this would’ve came out of my mouth.
That is stupid! What happens to […]

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Tags: Thinking

Naked Words Spoken

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve gotten many kind words since the passing of my grandmother, Reva Patrick Coon. But none more kind than a friend that lives in Brooklyn. He lost his Grandmother too and had a chance to speak at her memorial. I had that same chance and I want to share it.
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Tags: Personal

I’ve Been Harpooned By The Monkeywhale

April 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

I have the hardest time editing me. Harvey, you did a great job, thanks for the plug.

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Tags: Filmmaker · Personal

How Should I Shoot This

April 1st, 2009 · 7 Comments

I have a shoot Thursday morning at 10 with a client that needs a video in order to fulfill his posting on a popular listing service. In order for his info to be listed the video needs to be done. Here is the catch. He just moved to the area and doesn’t […]

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Tags: Help